EMC 110 Emergency Medical Technician Basic (10)
Upon completion of this course, students are prepared to fulfill state and/or national registry requirements for certification as an EMT-Basic, the entry level position in EMS for pre-hospital care providers. EMT-Bs provide basic life support and transportation for victims of illness and injury. Includes 121 hours of lecture and practical class-work time, and some clinical observation. Class also meets a portion of the prerequisites for the Paramedic program. Program adheres to the U.S. Department of Transportation guidelines and the Washington State Department of Social and Health Services standards.
Prerequisite: Students must be formally accepted into the EMC program prior to registering for this class. Please refer to the Health, Justice, and Human Services Division for more information. NOTE: Active affiliation with an EMS provider agency is required for state certification. Class may be taken without affiliation; however, students will not obtain state certification without being affiliated.